Tasker 5.7 – Better Voices, Physical Buttons, NFC, Navigation Bar, Keyboard and more!

New Tasker is out! This is a huge update with a lot of new features! 🙂 Check it out!

Important Note: this is a staged rollout. If all goes well the update will be out for all users over the next few days.

WaveNet Voices

Allows you to use much more realistic voices for your say actions.


Keyboard Action

Emulate keyboard keys. Allows you to navigate app’s UIs (using the arrow or tab keys for example) and interact with inputs in other apps! Also allows you to write text in other apps or get other app’s input element’s texts!


Navigation Bar

Totally customize the bottom navigation bar with custom icons and commands! You can rearrange existing buttons or add new ones to do anything you want!



Allows you to react to NFC Tags and read/write data from/to them!


Volume Long Press

Allows you to handle long clicks on the physical volume keys on your device even when the screen is off!


Double Tapping Power Button

Use your power button’s double tap action to perform tasks!


Bixby Button Handling

On Samsung devices use the Bixby button to do anything you want including opening Google Assistant instead of Bixby!


Even More Stuff!

  • Targets Android P (API 28)
  • Notification Category support
  • Option to easily report issues to developer
  • Actions that previously needed the Accessibility Service now no longer need the service to be enabled
  • A lot (A LOT) of bug fixes

Check out the full changelog here!

If you’re new to Tasker

You should definitely watch this before diving in!

Comment on this new release here!

Enjoy! 😊